Installing Windows Deployment Services on Windows Server 2012 R2

As some of you already know, we used RIS (Remote Installation Services) to deploy an OS remotely. But starting with Windows 7 / Windows Server 2008, Microsoft had deployed a new version of RIS, called Windows Deployment Services (WDS). We can install an OS without using an installation disc. We can deploy an OS through … Continue reading Installing Windows Deployment Services on Windows Server 2012 R2

Creating a Roaming Profiles Share in Windows Server 2012 R2

What is the difference between a profile and a roaming profile, you might ask yourself? Well, a profile is a folder that contains all the settings pertaining to a user's working environment. By default, the profile is stored in the C:\Users directory. A roaming profile, on the other hand, is stored on a network  instead … Continue reading Creating a Roaming Profiles Share in Windows Server 2012 R2

Deploying features and roles on remote servers using PowerShell

Hello again. I was configuring Web server on one of my production servers by using PowerShell, so I said to myself that it was a good opportunity to show you how to configure roles or features by using Windows PowerShell. You can configure features and roles with PowerShell locally, or remotely. For the following procedure, … Continue reading Deploying features and roles on remote servers using PowerShell